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Entries from August 2010

Monday Mixtape Update 11.24.08: A Lil’ Bit Cuntry

November 24th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Another day, another dollar. Tomorrow I re-enter the “rat race”, so don’t expect too much updates on the site, even though I’ve got some good idears floatin’ about. Today’s mix features country songs by rock artists (and a few artists who straddle the country/rock divide like a bad dude on mean pony). Cowboy up!
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Top 5: George W. Bush quotes

November 23rd, 2008 · 13 Comments

Yeah, yeah, this list is already a dead cliché, and it’s lazy and irresponsible to reinforce the image of Bush as a lovable clown; but hey—it’s going to be weird having a president who can speak in regularly constructed sentences. So this must be acknowledged. Sure, it’s all fine and good to kick out the […]

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Tags: Lists · Pix · Politics

Monday Mixtape Update 11.17.08: Hell hath no fury …

November 17th, 2008 · 11 Comments

… Like a lady rockin’ out! Folks, though the fact has been overshadowed by the achievement made for African-Americans in this country, between Hillary Clinton’s historic presidential run, the trumping of daytime TV over the cable news bla-bla, and the dominance of the comedienne, it’s been a groundbreaking year for the ladies. Except for that […]

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Sail on Sailor — “Yours Is No Outkast”

November 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments

MASHUP: Yes, “Yours Is No Disgrace” (1971) + Outkast, “B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad)” (2000)
Music composed and video created this evening.

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Three things that should go away

November 11th, 2008 · 14 Comments

“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats. A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of […]

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Tags: Laffs · Lists

Joel writes for ALARM Magazine

November 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Bonsoir, messieurs aimables! Just wanted to let you know that I’ve been contributing to the online and print ALARM Magazine, a music/culture magazine published out of Chicago. So you should check it out. It’s usually available at any Barnes & Noble that isn’t all old and busted.
My review of Viking Moses’ new album, The Parts […]

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Monday Mixtape Update 11.10.08: America Got Soul!

November 10th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Yes, things couldn’t look brighter over here at PDD central (my remote, undisclosed bunker location in the deserts of Southern Arizona). My man Barack Obama just got elected as president of the United States, I have a very promising lead on a job, and my mom just bought some of those awesome lemongrass egg rolls […]

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Tags: Monday Mixtape Update · Politics

Friday Media Filter 11.07.08: The animals are watching, the animals know

November 7th, 2008 · 14 Comments

“Animals are my friends … and I don’t eat my friends”
-George W. Bush (or maybe George Bernard Shaw)
“Some scientists believe that dogs can see things quicker than us and that pigeons are in a different time zone so if this is possible i suppose anything is.”
-Some person on Yahoo Answers
Do the animals know something we […]

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Tags: Friday Media Filter · Laffs · Pix · Videos

I’m hungry …

November 6th, 2008 · 10 Comments

… for some beef.

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Tags: Laffs · Pix